Comments on: Counterparties http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/09/counterparties-170/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: DoubleLiability http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/09/counterparties-170/comment-page-1/#comment-15723 Wed, 09 Jun 2010 19:19:50 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4197#comment-15723 Re: “If fancy words are so easy to look up, maybe the NYT should use more of them! — NYT”

The correlation between the usage of these high-falutin words by the correspondents and the opinion pages is quite high: 82%

If you had put yourself through the GRE exam you would almost easily understand and use 100% of them.

My favorite: sui generis (recent reference was in Joe Norcera’s old Business column relating to The Wall Street Journal.)

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By: david3 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/09/counterparties-170/comment-page-1/#comment-15698 Wed, 09 Jun 2010 11:32:55 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4197#comment-15698 42

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By: guanix http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2010/06/09/counterparties-170/comment-page-1/#comment-15687 Wed, 09 Jun 2010 04:59:04 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=4197#comment-15687 See the update on the Mashable entry: Twitter links will still count against the 140 character limit (as was made clear on the Twitter developer mailing list).

In fact the change will make things worse for users of many services, such as is.gd, that currently have 18 character short URLs, because all the t.co links will be 20 characters.

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